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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 2:46:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' South, Longitude: 134° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.47 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.42 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"985.02 miWest0° 00' 38.8"0.74 miSouth984.99 mi
24 hours0° 02' 29.0"2.72 miEast0° 15' 22.5"17.63 miSouth17.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 137° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.26 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.67 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miSouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 22' 33.3"939.78 miWest0° 05' 42.6"6.54 miSouth939.54 mi
24 hours15° 08' 50.5"990.18 miEast1° 35' 37.9"109.64 miSouth991.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekWed 12:16 PM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsWed 12:16 PM602 km374 miles325 nmSouth S
DarwinWed 12:16 PM762 km474 miles412 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsWed 12:46 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmEast E
DiliWed 11:46 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaWed 11:31 AM1590 km988 miles858 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyWed 12:46 PM1673 km1040 miles904 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraWed 11:46 AM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Adelaide *Wed 1:16 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmSouth S
ManokwariWed 11:46 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth N

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